• Peter Thiel, founder of the Theil Foundation and is a technology entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist.

    Early Facebook investor Peter Thiel is not a long-term investor in the company and should step down from the company's board of directors, an analyst at Wedbush Securities said Tuesday.

  • Facebook

    The fact that billionaire investor Peter Thiel sold the majority of his stake in Facebook shouldn’t worry investors, but the social network’s mobile problem certainly should, BTI Richard Greenfield told CNBC's “Squawk on the Street” Tuesday.

  • Facebook’s Ambition Collides With Harsh Market Tuesday, 21 Aug 2012 | 4:00 AM ET
    Mark Zuckerberg

    Once hailed as the most valuable technology company to hit Wall Street, Facebook is now worth just over half what it was three months ago, with shares closing at $20.01 Monday. Wall Street analysts are openly wondering whether its chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, has the business skills to deliver on his promises, the New York Times reports.

  • Investor Thiel Unloads Most of His Facebook Shares Monday, 20 Aug 2012 | 5:52 PM ET
    Facebook unlike

    Billionaire investor Peter Thiel has unloaded the majority of his remaining Facebook shares, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

  • Under pressure to expand, media companies are capitalizing on the changes that technology is bringing to classrooms.

  • BMW Launches Luxury Car Sharing in SF  Monday, 20 Aug 2012 | 10:30 AM ET

    Ian Robertson, BMW Group Board member, speaks to CNBC's Phil LeBeau about premium car sharing, which launches today in San Francisco, the company's first U.S. location.

  • In Apple’s Patent Case, Tech Shifts May Follow Sunday, 19 Aug 2012 | 10:28 PM ET

    This week, nine jurors are expected to hunker down in a federal courthouse here to decide a case that could change how the world’s smartphones and tablet computers look and work. The NYT reports.

  • Facebook Investors Under Water  Friday, 17 Aug 2012 | 11:15 AM ET

    Shayndi Raice, The Wall Street Journal, and CNBC's Julia Boorstin discuss the latest on Facebook and its investors.

  • Making Money in Mobile Remains Elusive: Ex-Apple CEO Friday, 17 Aug 2012 | 11:05 AM ET

    No one has figured out how to make money in mobile yet, former Apple CEO and chairman of 3Cinteractive John Sculley told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” on Friday.

  • $100 Million Worth of Classic Cars  Friday, 17 Aug 2012 | 10:49 AM ET

    David Gooding, Gooding & Co. and CNBC's Robert Frank take a look at "mega-cars." More than 1,600 cars will go up for auction in Pebble Beach and sales could bring in $100 million.

  • Accel Unloads Facebook on Its Own Investors: Sources Thursday, 16 Aug 2012 | 4:28 PM ET

    Accel Partners, one of the earliest investors in Facebook, has unloaded 50 million shares of the now-public social network on its own investors, according to people briefed on the matter.

  • Facebook: Unlocked & Unhinged  Thursday, 16 Aug 2012 | 1:00 PM ET

    Facebook is hitting an all-time low today after the lock-up period comes to an end for several of the key insider firms, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Google Maps Upgraded for Android — But Not for Apple Thursday, 16 Aug 2012 | 11:49 AM ET

    Google's mapping service for mobile devices is getting an upgrade as the Internet search leader braces for new competition from iPhone maker Apple.

  • Lenovo Needs to Adapt to Tech Changes: Pro  Wednesday, 15 Aug 2012 | 9:50 PM ET

    Bryan Ma, Associate Vice President, Client Devices Research at IDC is concerned about the long-term picture for Lenovo, the world's No. 2 maker of personal computers, as competition from smartphones and tablets heat up.

  • Cisco CEO: More Dividend Hikes May Be Coming Wednesday, 15 Aug 2012 | 5:13 PM ET

    Once you start adding dividends our thought is to keep increasing them over time, Cisco CEO John Chambers told CNBC’s “Closing Bell” on Wednesday after the networking giant announced a 75-percent increase to its dividend.

  • Hanging Out with Squawk Box: Are You Long Social Media? Wednesday, 15 Aug 2012 | 4:28 PM ET
    Jon Steinberg, President of Buzzfeed.

    The state of social media took center stage in the first-ever Squawk Box Google Plus hangout. How meta, right?

  • Cisco Beats Earnings Estimates, Hikes Dividend Wednesday, 15 Aug 2012 | 4:14 PM ET

    The computer networking giant reported earnings and revenue that beat analysts' expectations during what its CEO said was an "unusually strong quarter" and also raised its dividend by 75 percent.

  • Samsung Launches New Galaxy Note Tablet Wednesday, 15 Aug 2012 | 11:35 AM ET
    Samsung Galaxy 10.1

    The Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet that went on sale Wednesday at the Union Square Best Buy store in New York City, to be followed by numerous retailers on Thursday, is conventional by comparison.

  • Major Retailers Join Forces to Launch Mobile Payment App Wednesday, 15 Aug 2012 | 11:16 AM ET

    A bevy of big-name retailers including Wal-Mart Stores, Best-Buy and Target, are teaming up to create a company that will give customers another way to make purchases: with their cellphones.

  • These Investors Sold Stock in Facebook IPO Wednesday, 15 Aug 2012 | 10:37 AM ET
    Peter Thiel, founder of the Theil Foundation and is a technology entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist.

    Facebook sold 180 million of its shares in its initial public stock offering. Another 241.2 million came from existing stockholders, including the company's earliest investors and CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

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